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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Bornite  \Bor"nite\,  n.  [Named  after  Von  Born,  a  mineralogist.] 
  (Min.) 
  A  valuable  ore  of  copper,  containing  copper,  iron,  and 
  sulphur;  --  also  called  {purple  copper  ore}  (or 
  {erubescite}),  in  allusion  to  the  colors  shown  upon  the 
  slightly  tarnished  surface. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  bornite 
  n  :  a  mineral  consisting  of  sulfides  of  copper  and  iron  that  is 
  found  in  copper  deposits  [syn:  {peacock  ore}] 




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